But the evidence I gathered was that the engine does indeed have oil pressure because it isn't making a shit ton of rattling and tapping and it's still running. If ok, check for damage to wiring under vehicle. If you have change your oil lately and the procresure has not been activated then it need to be or you need a oil change asp with the right oil for that model of car check the book that came with the car or the dealership that service those cars. That means that is is almost time for an oil change. I had the oil changed and the oil light still comes on and off while driving yesterday it was fine today it came on when I was on the freeway. Also they said it is the oil pressure sending unit, i looked up the part on autozone and all i can find is the oil pressure switch, it is the same thing right? Senders do some times become faulty.
Yes that is exactly what i pictured in my head but if you go to autozone. Before replacing your oil sending unit, check your oil and listen to your engine. Thank you for using fixya and good luck. It stays on anywhere from a second to 20 seconds, then goes out. This sender is fitted on the bottom of the oil sump and can leak past the seal.
The customer was not interested in fixing it. Cost about 300 - 400 in parts and took one full day to finish with 3 men who aren't particularly experts but who aren't rookies to say the least. You cant really test it; repair by substitution is the trick. Once you empty the trunk, you'll see 4 black knobs - approx 1. From time to time, the oil pressure light comes on.
Yes i have already looked to see where it was at, it is directly above the oil filter. If so that is great and will save alot of money. © 2019 Madison Ross Media Group. Get the mechanic at your local dealership to stick his head under the hood. I don't think you have too much to worry about.
My check oil light was going on and off and I concluded it was low on oil. I have a feeling though that your oil pump is going bad and you are going to need a new oil pump Jun 11, 2011 The oil pressure sender unit is located on the oil filter housing. You can have pressure checked at same screw in port. Local parts shop may have one. The warning light for this switch is a red oil can and a buzzer.
You'll get a diagnosis in seconds. After removing the connector break the plastic parts off and use a regular socket. Sometimes it blinks today it stayed on and then turned off when I made a turn. I can turn my car off and it will go off and stay off for a while sometimes a day sometimes a few hrs sometimes a few moments. Posted on Apr 08, 2009 Keith, it probably is the oil pressure light. If you're low on oil, add what is needed. The oil light may come on or the gauge may read very high or at zero.
But you don't have to let them change your oil. Right after I had an oil changed. I was there when It was replaced I seen the mechanic didn't top it off with after replacing the gasket. If you notice any ticking or clunking noises, or the smell of oil burning, you may have other issues. Low oil level causes low oil pressure. That way you know what is going on.
These do tend to leak at times. If you put in just pontiac g6 without the gtp model, the picture you posted comes up. If warning light still comes on, have the oil pressure checked. If warning light comes on, check oil level. I know a bit about cars, i just don't know where exactly it is located or how to get to it. Happens at idle, at highway speed, no pattern to it at all.